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Family ties and helping hands

May 19, 2009

Unlike their big corporate brethren, small businesses have one key advantage they can tap when the going gets tough: family.

Recession benefits one Texas small business

May 18, 2009

This is part of a series of personal accounts about small business and the recession. The writers are contributors to Associated Content.

Lack of competition keeps small business afloat

May 18, 2009

This is part of a series of personal accounts about small business and the recession. The writers are contributors to Associated Content.

SBA channels Simon & Garfunkel with new lending program

May 18, 2009

Small Business Administration chief Karen Mills announced a new emergency lending program for struggling U.S. small businesses on Monday, calling it a “bridge over troubled water” for beleaguered entrepreneurs.

Introducing Reuters Small Business

May 18, 2009

Today marks the launch of Reuters Small Business, designed to provide entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to innovate and grow their businesses.

The recession won’t last forever — so get ready

April 24, 2009

cleaningIt’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when the economy is tanking, but recent headlines suggest that recovery isn’t so far off — and that means small businesses better dust themselves off and brace for a turnaround.

Five tips to avoid tax scams

April 24, 2009

William E. Massey– William E. Massey is a senior tax analyst from the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. The views expressed are his own. —

What’s next for Jane Marvel Handbags?

April 23, 2009

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A highly competitive industry, a failed startup on her resume and the worst recession in a generation didn’t deter Jane Saidenberg from launching her handbag business.